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  1. Hi Nels, have had a look at your YouTube site....

    Hi Nels, have had a look at your YouTube site. Whilst I'm still using legacy FS2002, the principles are invariant, so your videos are very good for my general training and the earlier FS's all are...
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    How to lose friends and annoy people!

    I understand your pain Napamule, and agree, with the recent FS developments, and the "cloud based" computer environment the world is forcing us to embrace. I also don't like that constant update and...
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    As a legacy simmer on FS2002, not using or...

    As a legacy simmer on FS2002, not using or needing the Internet to fly, all runs nicely on my legacy WinXP box, I'm a happy camper! I simply gave up the idea of having the latest and greatest. As was...
  4. Thread: Wi-Fi Speed

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    My understanding from my IT guys at my workplace,...

    My understanding from my IT guys at my workplace, they say the further from the modem that you are the greater the chance of slower speed. So if it isn't a hassle for you, connect the Ethernet cable....
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    A very interesting and thoughtful review August....

    A very interesting and thoughtful review August. I enjoyed reading it. (As a part-time simmer, with my freebie FS2002, am happy with my "legacy" software for now, but am interested in the "FS2020...
  6. Thread: Hello from Surrey

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    Welcome, this is a good community to be in.

    G'day Fred. FlightSim.com is a good community to play/party/discuss things in, and from where you can get heaps of help from the "old boys".
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    Am not surprised that Chris Tarana posted. See...

    Am not surprised that Chris Tarana posted. See his thread in forum FS2002 "Southern Lights Found in Fs2002" and his post #9 and #11 "Fs2000 Douglas R4D NATS by Bill Rambow, Roy Chaffin, and Jan...
  8. Real world (RW) flying/training, Cessna 172, useful to sim newcomers

    As I get to know the FlightSim.com site more and more, I discover much rich material, including the forum "Real world aviation" > "Real Aviation Tutorials & FAQs". Very handy for newbies learning...
  9. Cessna 172 useful training video - Mr Aviation 101

    In exploring the FlightSim.com site, I've delved today into this forum for the first time, and see it hasn't had a post for years. This post will re-energise it. Am posting this thread...
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    In a sentence or three, what actually was the...

    In a sentence or three, what actually was the problem with them, what did the investigation find (really, truthfully). Was it crew not being trained properly in how they flew, with all the automation...
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    I hardly fly in RW. In the Australian context,...

    I hardly fly in RW. In the Australian context, the difficulty is that when booking a ticket on a commercial airline, you don't know what plane you'll be on, and I don't think you can find out easily,...
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    Usage will demonstrate its safety. Let it fly for...

    Usage will demonstrate its safety. Let it fly for a year or three, and if no more crashes, then it must be OK.
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    Thanks Inuss, that helps explain stuff. As I have...

    Thanks Inuss, that helps explain stuff. As I have not bothered to "fiddle under the hood" and am content for now for the "out of the box" experience, especially re "... if it ain't broke ..." etc.,...
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    Thanks Larry for the response. All understood and...

    Thanks Larry for the response. All understood and as I expected. My thinking is to, at least in my early learning, as I'll be flying VFR all the way, to put the VOR location coordinates into the GPS...
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    Navigation: GPS v VOR?

    Hi all, hope this is an appropriate forum to post this question. Apologies, it has become a bit long. As a semi-permanent fs newbie for 20 years, only recently have I "manned up" and decided to "get...
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    Recently, I've been sitting in my C172 with...

    Recently, I've been sitting in my C172 with engine off, at Gate 73 at Brisbane International YBBN which gives a good view of and quick access to the active runway (rwy 1), and was studying how the...
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    Raven Flight's experience so far with MSFS

    Hi Raven Flight, am interested in your progress on your journey re MSFS, since I joked with you a month or so ago (am that "downunder" guy, hope you didn't take offense, it was all just in good fun)....
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    How do you find all this stuff Chris? Is it a...

    How do you find all this stuff Chris? Is it a download file of objects so you have data of where they are, or are you simply flying around and seeing them?
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    Hi Bob, interesting read, man you are keen to do...

    Hi Bob, interesting read, man you are keen to do all that prep but I suppose the reward is there. So how did you go doing the actual flight/s?
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    Hmm, all very interesting Jim, and thanks for the...

    Hmm, all very interesting Jim, and thanks for the nice long, newsy post, plus pic. As I've said in a few posts now, the deeper I go into this FS world, the deeper it gets! A very, very rich...
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    I should also acknowledge Chris Tarano, who has...

    I should also acknowledge Chris Tarano, who has also helped me, he was the first FlightSim member I reached out to, given he's still active in the FS2002 forum.
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    Hi Jim, yes sorry, YBNA Ballina, about 30 km by...

    Hi Jim, yes sorry, YBNA Ballina, about 30 km by road east of YLIS. I forgot to ask you "where did you fly yesterday"? Why are you interested in obscure folk like me, given there's thousands of sim...
  23. Yes, I understand how the article might upset...

    Yes, I understand how the article might upset some people. As I'm a newbie, it doesn't mean much to me, but I do appreciate and respect the FlightSim.com community's feelings, and especially the...
  24. Well, well, well! I found Willy Canucks article...

    Well, well, well! I found Willy Canucks article OK, but clearly it's fired up some folk. Whatever, the "free speech" attitude of FlightSim.com seems to be good so far, as they've allowed the posting...
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    Well Jim, you didn't specify what sim version,...

    Well Jim, you didn't specify what sim version, but given the "... don't care ... Cub ..." comment, here goes - my "permanent newbie" and "legacy sim" status yesterday was: FS2002 standard Cessna 172,...
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